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Experiences

On blood and shame

Where I come from, menstruation remains a topic too awkward or embarrassing to discuss in public or even in private. A topic that like the female body itself remains shrouded in secrecy. And stigma. And shame. So much stigma surrounds…

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Poetry

The Passion of Ishtar

I’m a poet and without even knowing it a lot of poems are about women’s struggles and how women have been seen as a passive subject, a fetish, a statue and never a person. I’m interested in myths and religions…

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